Perception of tones by infants learning a non-tone language
Cognition, Volume 133, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 385-394.
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This article examines the perception of tones by non-tone-language-learning (non-tone-learning) infants between 5 and 18 months in a study that reveals infants' initial sensitivity to tonal contrasts, deterioration yet plasticity of tonal sensitivity at the end of the first year, and a perceptual rebound in the second year. Dutch infants ...More
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